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Anyone have pics of how they've installed their iPods in their Elises? I've purchased the adapter but haven't figured out yet where best to put the iPod. Any suggestions for mounting?
 

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Check the electronics forum. I posted a thread there a few weeks back called "Aux Input Cable" that shows where to buy the cable and where I mounted my DellPod (20hr life for 1/2 the cost of the iPod).

There is a link in that thread where you can buy the cable online.

-Dave
'05 Lotus Elise (BRP, Touring, Hardtop)
 

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I have the auxillary cable coming out of the little cubby under the lights and starter. If you thread it between the two screws you don't even have to drill a hole.

I then use my Belt clips to clip the ipod onto the metal shelf lip to the right of said cubby hole. I even have the orange iskin to match the chrome orange car. Looks good, stays put and goes back on my belt when I leave the car.
 

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i mounted an xm roady2 just below the radio and fan controls- under the dash. there is a screw that can be used to attach the xm mounting bracket there. the wires you can see in the passenger footwell are the signal for the subwoofer box to be installed as well as the rca cables that will connect to the aux input cable when it shows up from crutchfield

 

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Why do this and add weight to the car, when you can load your music on a standard SD MMC card, plug it in your stereo and go.
 

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Why do this and add weight to the car, when you can load your music on a standard SD MMC card, plug it in your stereo and go.
My iPod weighs 5 ounces, so I don't see it as a big weight drag on the car. ;) Oh, and it holds 20 GB, which is a whole lot more than you're going to get on any SD MMC. (If that's all I wanted I'd just burn an MP3 CD, anyway. They're a lot cheaper than a card.)
 

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you should also drive naked as the extra weight of your clothing will slow down the car. also shave all body hair as those few ounces will make you lose in a street race to a lotus driven by a woman with long flowing hair. of course if her top is off the wind resistence in her hair may again even the playing field. unless it is HER top and not that of the car in which case she may blow you off the line. while at it make sure you always go to the bathroom and void because those crappy few ounces will bog yer butt down. never drink more than a sip of water. the extra weight, not to mention the sloshing- or is that belly slap- will make the car less stable.
 

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Makes sense to me. Guess I better skip lunch today, too, while I'm at it. ;)
 

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LNZ_YELO said:
Yep, the one from Blaupunkt.
Ellen,

Can you tell me the part number, I'm going to need to track one down eventually and it would be great to have the hard part done. (Especially if I have to ask someone else to pick it up for me).

I can afford the extra weight, and since all my music is in WMA format, I'd have to rip my CD's all over again to do MP3 CD's.
 

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Lumn8r said:
Ellen,

Can you tell me the part number, I'm going to need to track one down eventually and it would be great to have the hard part done. (Especially if I have to ask someone else to pick it up for me).

I can afford the extra weight, and since all my music is in WMA format, I'd have to rip my CD's all over again to do MP3 CD's.
They had a direct link in the electronics section to a place that was selling them. On the box, it says:

Adapter lead ISO
FunLine2
7 607 001 504

It also says, "Connecting an external source (CD, MD, DAT or MP3 player) to the AUX2 interface of a Blaupunkt car radio" (It also says the same thing in about 10 different languages.) ;)
 

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I am new to MP3. Can anyone tell me why I am not able to listen to the songs (in the elise)I downloaded from the internet( paid) on a CD. I am am able to hear the songs when I play it on the computer and a MP3 player. The file is protected.

Iam confused

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because you put them on a CD. use a memory card and follow the directins in (guess where??) the manual and you'll be fine.
 

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because you put them on a CD. use a memory card and follow the directins in (guess where??) the manual and you'll be fine.
I agree that reading the manual will be a good place to start but there's no need to put the songs on a memory card. The touring radio (if not also the base radio) plays MP3 CDs just fine. If there are problems, it's usually down to a setting in the CD burning software.
 
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